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Hard homeworkReferrals for academic assistance

By this time of session, students have submitted their early assignments. You can refer students with language or structure problems to Learning Skills with comments on students’ work or by using our simple referral form. Students can contact us via email (, at the Library Info Desk (Mon-Fri, 12-2pm) or at mid-session workshops and drop-in clinics.

Mid-session workshops and drop-ins

During mid-session break, Learning Skills will run a series of intensive writing workshops and drop-in clinics for students. Details of times and locations can be found through our homepage:


The online resource StudyWISE has the following new pages:

o    Example assignments (annotated exemplars)

o     Academic Language Quiz (10 questions reviewing basic academic style)

Students can access StudyWISE through their iLearn homepage (it will appear under the section ‘Student support’).

For further information about the above or how Learning Skills can help you, please contact Dr. Florence Ma on and x 4376.

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